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Medford Massachusetts was settled in 1695 and became a city in 1892. The economic history was based on the ship building trade in colonial times. Ship building was begun by Thatcher Magoun who used lumber harvested from the Fells and New Hampshire which arrived via the Middlesex Canal.

After the ship building industry reached its decline printed cloth and carpets, linseed oil as well as rum and hats became the major products in Medford as did education with the founding of Tufts University in 1852. Because of its industrial prosperity Medford doubled its population every 20 years from 1870 to 1910.

To this day Medford is a well populated city in a very convenient location filled with many suburban neighborhoods. However it still retains a rich architectural heritage containing many historic sites which include monuments and houses-some of which date back the 17th century.

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Philadelphia Spinners at Boston Whitecaps
Philadelphia Spinners at Boston Whitecaps. Friendly 4-Pack - $45.00 Youth - $5.00 Student - $10.00 General Admission - $15.00

When: May 10, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 - $45.00 (Sat, 10 May 2014 19 )
Medford InfoNight at St. Joseph's Elementary (RSVP)

Parents and children are invited to join us at St. Joseph's Elementary School to meet the Community Director, take a self-guided virtual tour of camp and be treated to some light fare food. In order to avoid overcrowding at any given time and be able to give families our undivided attention, well have two different start times.

The night will give you the freedom just like camp to float around between the virtual tour stations, animation stations, food and chatting with your Director to answer any questions you might have. Food will be out for the entire event so feel free to sign up for 7:00 or 8:00 start time.

Please RSVP with your name and the number of people attending so we can plan accordingly. Feel free to invite your friends!



When: May 15, 2014 7 PM to May 15, 2014 9 PMin Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 15 May 2014 19 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Jun 14, 2014 9 AM in Medford, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09 )
Tufts Conference and Event Services Summer Housing 2014


When: May 30, 2014 2 PM in Medford, Massachusetts (Fri, 30 May 2014 14 )
New England Randonneurs 2014 Season Pass
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Online Registration Closes
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time

When: Feb 3, 2014 12 AM to Dec 31, 2014 12 AMin Medford, Massachusetts (Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00 )
Admissions Information Sessions 2013-14

We invite you to attend a small group Information Sessions during your campus visit to learn about The Fletcher School. We cover topics including degree programs, the curriculum, student life, and the admissions process. All Sessions end with a tour of the School. Most Information Sessions are hosted by Fletcher students, but Admissions officers are also available to answer your questions.

Thank you for choosing to visit The Fletcher School!



When: May 5, 2014 12 PM to May 5, 2014 1 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 May 2014 12 )
Medford Gives Cancer Crushers a Zumbathon!



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*all proceeds will benefit the Lymphoma Research Foundation

When: May 4, 2014 10 AM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.0 - $15.0 (Sun, 04 May 2014 10 )
Frank & Liza Driect from Las Vegas
Its Frank and Liza together again! Thats right! Frank Sinatra and Liza Minnelli, featuring the Strictly Sinatra Band, performing all their classic hits for one big show here at the Chevalier Theater on Saturday, June 21st. Doors open at 7:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM Liza: Gailyn appears at the Four Queens with Broadway Rat Pack stunning audiences as Liza Minnelli (Las Vegas Weekly) Frank: Michael is Velour to Sinatras velvet, you really cant tell the difference. (Boston Globe) For Tickets and Info: 1.800.838.3006 www.brownpapertickets.com

When: Jun 21, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: General Seating: $26.00 VIP Seating: $36.00 (Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19 )
Tufts STEM Lecture Series - Catherine O'Connor and William Zahner

Tufts STEM Education Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach and Dept. of Education
Open to the public. All are welcome.


Catherine O'Connor and William Zahner
Boston University

This Square is Not a Rectangle: The Potential ofNegotiated Definingin Classroom Mathematical Discussion


Abstract

As many have noted, the relationship between classroom argumentation and real mathematical argument aligned with disciplinary norms is problematic. Some challenges to using argumentation in school mathematics are social-interactional, others concern equitable participation, and still others concern issues of intelligibility and coherence. We propose that a discursive activity we callnegotiated definingprovides one suitable entry point for students to engage in the types of argumentation valued in the discipline of mathematics, and addresses other challenges as well. We will present examples from transcripts of middle school classes and discuss both interactional and mathematical dimensions, drawing connections to two CCSS mathematical practices in particular. Finally, we discuss possible topics in mathematics ripe for negotiated defining.


Bios

Cathy OConnoris Professor of Education and Linguistics at Boston University, and is currently Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the School of Education. She has studied classroom discussion and academically productive talk by teachers and students for over 20 years. She has focused especially on the role of talk in promoting student reasoning in literacy and mathematics learning in a variety of school settings. Recent publications includeClassroom Discussions in Math: a Teachers Guide and DVD (Chapin, OConnor & Anderson, 2013), and a book chapter about an NSF-funded experimental study of mathematics learning and classroom talk. Her Ph.D (U.C. Berkeley) is in linguistics, and she continues to work on the documentation of endangered languages.

Bill Zahner is an assistant professor in the School of Education at Boston University. Zahners research examines: 1) how students learn important algebraic concepts by participating in mathematical discussions with peers, and 2) the teaching and learning of critical mathematical concepts in linguistically diverse settings. Dr. Zahner earned his doctorate in Education from UC Santa Cruz in 2011, where he was a fellow with the NSF-funded Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as. Prior to life as a mathematics education researcher, Zahner taught high school mathematics for six years. For three of those years he taught in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.


For more information on STEM Lectures, please visit: http://sites.tufts.edu/tuftsstemlecture



When: Apr 28, 2014 3 PM to Apr 28, 2014 4 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15 )
ADVANCING SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL GOOD THROUGH CONSULTING

Environmental protection, energy efficiency, climate change vulnerability assessment, climate change adaptation and resiliency planning, sustainable transportation, sustainable travel, community sustainability planning, public health protection, high-performance and green building, and renewable energy deployment are some of the many social good issues addressed by The Cadmus Group in support of its clients. Ian Kline will talk about his strategic vision to grow a firm focused on advancing social good through consulting, and what it takes to build a career in consulting while also realizing a passion for and commitment to creating social value, improving the quality of peoples lives, and protecting the environment.

Ian Kline serves as the president and CEO of The Cadmus Group, Inc. He is the architect of the firms strategic vision to create shareholder value for the firms more than 400 employee-owners by focusing on market and client sectors that allow the firm to create social value, improve the quality of peoples lives, and protect the natural environment. This strategic plan more than doubled the size of the firm over the first three years of its execution and has continued to generate significant growth and diversification since. As a result of the project work that comprised that growth, Cadmus has also created significant social value for its clients, their constituencies, and society at large.

In his project work, Mr. Kline provides technical and strategic advice to government and commercial clients on a variety of complex sustainability, environmental, and public health issues He has an M.P.P. in environmental policy and management from the University of Southern California and an A.B. from Cornell University. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business Schools comprehensive executive leadership program.

Mr. Kline serves on the advisory board of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell Universitys Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is also on the executive board of The Nature Generation, a nonprofit organization that works to inspire responsible environmental stewardship.

LUNCH AND LEARN (ENV 095)

Lunch & Learns occur every Thursday during the fall and spring semesters. Everyone is welcome. Food will be provided on a first-come basis. Lunch & Learn attendance is required for students enrolled in ENV0095 Special Topics in Environmental Studies with Colin Orians.



When: Apr 24, 2014 12 PM to Apr 24, 2014 1 PMin Medford, Massachusetts
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(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12 )
Cities and Climate Change: Building Resilience by Stealth or by Spotlight with Elisabeth Hamin

Despite significant research saying that cities need to prepare for climate change and more severe and variable weather, relatively few US cities have made progress toward this explicit goal. This research will discuss the barriers communities experience in planning for climate adaptation, and the ways some communities are able to overcome those barriers -- whether through very public planning (spotlight), quieter actions that increase adaptation but are publicly presented as achieving different goals (stealth), or something in between.

Elisabeth Hamin is a Professor of Regional Planning and Head of Department for Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at UMass Amherst. She has published extensively on climate change planning, growth management, and collaborative regional land conservation.

Lunch & Learns occur every Thursday during the fall and spring semesters. Everyone is welcome. Food will be provided on a first-come basis. Lunch & Learn attendance is required for students enrolled in ENV0095 Special Topics in Environmental Studies with Colin Orians.

Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Tufts Institute of the Environment
Tufts University, 210 Packard Avenue, Miller Hall, Medford, Massachusetts




When: Mar 27, 2014 12 PM to Apr 27, 2014 1:15:00 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12 )
Tufts University Summer English Language Programs 2014


When: Jun 29, 2014 12 AM to Aug 8, 2014 12 AMin Medford, Massachusetts (Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00 )
Washington DC Current at Boston Whitecaps
Washington DC Current at Boston Whitecaps. Friendly 4-Pack - $45.00 Youth - $5.00 Student - $10.00 General Admission - $15.00

When: Jun 7, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 - $45.00 (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 19 )
New York Rumble at Boston Whitecaps
New York Rumble at Boston Whitecaps. Friendly 4-Pack - $45.00 Youth - $5.00 Student - $10.00 General Admission - $15.00

When: May 24, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 - $45.00 (Sat, 24 May 2014 19 )
THE IDEAS INDUSTRY: IS THE ACADEMY NEEDED OR WANTED?

As the first dedicated graduate school of international affairs in the United States, The Fletcher School is uniquely poised to bring together multidisciplinary perspectives on the changing state of the academy in the marketplace of ideas.


The spread of the ideas industry could be interpreted as an indictment of academias irrelevance to influence the public sphere. At the same time, many academics have exploited the tools of this emergent industry to promote their own ideational wares.


Has the marketplace of ideas changed? Has the academy become too removed from this marketplace to have an impact? Are there outreach efforts that can bridge the gap between the academy and the public sphere?


On April 29th, we will tackle these questions with renowned academics, journalists, and public intellectuals. Please join us for this exciting conference filled with fresh insights and provocative dialogue.

For more information, including the schedule and speaker bios, please visit: http://fletcher.tufts.edu/Ideas_Industry/Marketplace



When: Apr 29, 2014 8 AM to Apr 29, 2014 5 PMin Medford, Massachusetts
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(Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08 )
Medford Info Night at St. Joseph's Elementary (RSVP)

Parents and children are invited to join us at St. Joseph's Elementary School to meet the Community Director, take a self-guided virtual tour of camp and be treated to some light fare food. In order to avoid overcrowding at any given time and be able to give families our undivided attention, well have two different start times.

The night will give you the freedom just like camp to float around between the virtual tour stations, animation stations, food and chatting with your Director to answer any questions you might have. Food will be out for the entire event so feel free to sign up for 7:00 or 8:00 start time.

Please RSVP with your name and the number of people attending so we can plan accordingly. Feel free to invite your friends!



When: Apr 29, 2014 7 PM to Apr 29, 2014 9 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19 )
Washington DC Current at Boston Whitecaps
Washington DC Current at Boston Whitecaps. Friendly 4-Pack - $45.00 Youth - $5.00 Student - $10.00 General Admission - $15.00

When: Apr 26, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 - $45.00 (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 19 )
Seeing Glacial Time: Climate Change in the Arctic

Seeing Glacial Time examines how eight contemporary artists employ the real time of photography to visualize the largely imperceptible, gradual changes in glacial time from the bellwether Arctic region. Most of these artists have gone to extreme lengthsand distancesto capture and create their imagery. Some utilize scientific and appropriated photography as source material, while others depart from documentary traditions to create expressive images suggestive of a melancholic Sublime.

This timely exhibition of paintings, photographs and a video installation introduces Boston audiences to artists who have either not been seen before in the area or have created new work for this occasion. This exhibition is organized by the Tufts University Art Gallery and curated by Dr. Amy Ingrid Schlegel, director of galleries and collections at Tufts.

Apr 18, 2014: 11 am - 5 pm (Fri)



When: Apr 24, 2014 11 AM in Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11 )
As You Like It

A delightful confection, As You Like It is easily one of Shakespeare's most engaging comedies. Jettisoned from the court, the nascent daughter of the banished duke sheds the bonds of captivity and flees with her cousin and the court fool to the Forest of Arden. Also on the lam: the young hero Orlando, recently smitten by the banished young woman. Together, they and a host of other itinerants roam about this utopian society, free from the enmity at home, seeking romantic fulfillment.

Apr 18, 2014: 7:30 pm (Fri)



When: Apr 24, 2014 10 AM in Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10 )
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When: Apr 24, 2014 11 AM in Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11 )
New Era of US - Mexican Relations

The New Era of U.S.-Mexican Relations


With


  • Alan Bersin, Assistant Secretary of International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer for the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Bersin oversees the Department's international engagement and serves as the principal advisor to Secretary Janet Napolitano on all international affairs. Previously, Mr. Bersin served as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection where he oversaw the operations of CBP's 57,000-employee work force and managed an operating budget of more than $11 billion geared to protecting the nation's borders from all threats while expediting lawful trade and travel.

  • Daniel Hernandez Joseph, Consul General of Mexico in Boston.Mr. Hernandez has been a member of the Mexican Foreign Service since May, 1982. He began his career as a specialist in consular protection. His postings abroad include officer in charge of Protection and Cultural Affairs in the Consulate General of Mexico in Houston; officer in charge of Protection and later Consul and Deputy Head of Post at the Consulate in Austin, Texas, Head of Post (Consul) at the Consulate in Laredo, Texas, Diplomat in Residence at American University in Washington, D.C. and Consul General in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Gaston Luken, former Federal Congressman of Baja Californias 5th congressional district. In Congress he served as Chairman of the Special Committee for Accounting Practices; Vice Chairman of the Interior Ministry Committee and member of the Oversight and Audit Committee as well as the Rules Committee of the lower House of Congress. Previously, Mr. Luken served as Board Member of the Federal Electoral Institute, which is responsible for organizing and sanctioning all federal elections in Mexico.

12:30 p.m.

The Chase Center

Tufts University

Lunch will be served.



When: Apr 24, 2014 12 PM to Apr 24, 2014 2 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12 )
Bangladesh Music Festival

This will be a entertainment packed musical event. Five singers will be filled the event with their melodious tune. Event will have different melodius tune from heart of Bangladesh. The renowned singer Faruq Mahfuz Anam James will be one of them, who is famous for his singing in Bangladesh and Indian music Industry. There will be food and other delicious indian and Bangladeshi mouth watering apetizers for sale. Do not miss this fun filled and melodious musical event of your lifetime.



When: May 24, 2014 5 PM to May 24, 2014 10 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 May 2014 17 )
Off the Screeing Room presents Raw Faith
Raw Faith is the story of the McKay family and the 88', 300 ton galleon they built in Addison, ME. Its the moving and tragic story of a ship, the family that built her and the personal mission to build a wheelchair accessible boat that was to provide free sailing adventures to groups which would normally be deterred from sailing. For more info go to mysticartgallery.org

When: Apr 26, 2014 7 PM to Apr 26, 2014 9 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 19 )
Actors Shakespeare Project presents As You Like It by William Shakespeare
Perfect timing for a long-awaited Spring, Actors Shakespeare Project (ASP) presents what is easily one of Shakespeare's most engaging comedies As You Like It April 17 - May 18, 2014 at The Springstep Building, 98 George P Hassett Drive, Medford. Directed by Resident Acting Company member Robert Walsh. On one level it is a delightful confection. On a deeper level, it is a journey of discovery, in which the characters gain knowledge of themselves and the world. When Rosalind and Orlando fall in love, they are unable to act on their feelings. Forced to flee for their lives into the Forest of Arden, they find themselves entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity. Together they, and a host of other itinerants roam about this utopian society, free from the enmity at home, seeking romantic fulfillment. As You Like It features ASP Resident Acting Company members Rosalind (Brooke Hardman), Orlando (Jesse Hinson), Jaques (Jennie Israel), Oliver (Johnnie McQuarley), Touchstone (Paula Plum), Celia (Mara Sidmore), and Corin (Richard Snee), along with Silvius (Jared Michael Brown), Duke Frederick/Duke Senior (Joel Colodner), Aubrey (Steven DeMarco), and Phebe (Katie Elinoff). The show design team includes Miranda Kau Giurleo (Costumes), Grace Laubacher (Scenic), David Reiffel (Sound), and Celena Sky April (Vocal Coach). Tickets are $28 - $50. Student Rush and Group discounts available. Performance schedule and tickets are available at actorsshakespeareproject.org or by calling OvationTix at 866-811-4111. Special thanks to As You Like It sponsor Elizabeth Grady.

When: Apr 24, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $28 - $50 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19 )
USAP Forum 2014


When: Jun 27, 2014 12 AM to Jun 29, 2014 12 AMin Medford, Massachusetts (Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00 )
Homeschooling Without Walls: Freeing Ourselves from Definitions and Labels

Come partake in lively, stimulating discussion with fellow homeschooling parents in a relaxed, friendly environment. On Tuesday, May 13, well meet in Medford, MA from 7:00 9:00 pm. The topic will be Homeschooling Without Walls: Freeing Ourselves from Definitions and Labels.

Unschooler, school-at-home, eclectic, structured trying to fit a homeschooler into one of these categories can be like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Let's face it: most homeschoolers are as unique as a thumbprint. In this salon, we'll discuss how labels help and/or hinder us, as well as the usefulness and limits of defining homeschooling and its offshoots.

Exact location and directions will be provided to you after registration.

The discussion will be geared toward adults, so we ask that you leave at home children who will be as happy or happier there with a loving caregiver. Interested teens are welcome to attend.

Cost is $15/person (teen and adult) to reserve your spot; the full price will be refunded to you, making your participation FREE. If you don't show up, your money will be donated to support the non-profit mission of AHEM.

Space is limited; checks must be postmarked by May 6th. No refunds after May 6th except those made to meeting attendees. Those with email will receive directions about a week before the meeting.

*Please note: This salon is up one flight of stairs.



When: May 13, 2014 7 PM to May 13, 2014 9 PMin Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 true General Admission 15.00

Optional Donation to AHEM

(Tue, 13 May 2014 19 )
Introduction to Krav Maga
Introduction to Krav Maga. Learn simple, effective way to defend yourself. At Roshankish Krav maga we are the only Krav Maga School around Boston that teaches reality base self-defense in a way that not only you will get more confident but also you learn quickly and effectively to defend yourself. Roshankish Krav Maga Boston teaches Krav Maga the only way we know how: simple, direct and to the point. We bring the most diverse instructor group in the area to our system. We dont claim to be Operators or Special Forces. We draw from our experiences in real life to bring you a comprehensive self-defense system. We dont believe in belonging to an organization just for a name, we would rather focus our energy on teaching people to defend themselves in most direct way possible. We dont want to spend our training time talking, we spend our training time sweating, learning and working towards being able to defend ourselves in a close quarter self-defense situation. We are located just north of Boston, and have students from all over the eastern part of Massachusetts. Please visit us at www.kravmaga-boston.com

When: May 1, 2014 6 PM to May 1, 2014 7 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 18 )
Pancreatic Cancer 5K Walk/Run...

8th Annual 5K Pancreatic Cancer Walk/Run. Flat course, Out & Back, USA Track & Field certified. Post race party with awards, prizes, great RAFFLES, light refreshments, cash bar, DJ, face painting and balloon twisting for the kids. Fun day for the whole family.
Wear your purple for a chance to win best dressed in purple!! ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH AT MASS GENERAL HOSPITAL

When: Sep 27, 2014 10 AM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $26 online, $30 day of (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10 )
"As You Like It"
Shakespeare's Romantic Comedy As You Like It

"Love is merely a madness" in this romantic comedy featuring thwarted lovers, a clown and women disguised as men. The duke's daughter and her cousin flee a dangerous situation at the royal court and end up in the mysterious Forest of Arden. There they encounter comical twists and turns on their merry romp toward an eventual happy ending, where true love wins out. Through mischievous misunderstandings, pleasing poetry and hilarious happenstance, As You Like It shows that the forces of romance and justice can make an out-of-kilter world right again.

When: Apr 24, 2014 7 PM in Medford, Massachusetts
Cost: $20.00 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19 )
The Inclusive City: Fletcher-MasterCard 2nd Annual Inclusion Forum

In a world that is for the first time predominantly urban and rapidly becoming more so, the challenges and opportunities experienced in cities around the world are unprecedented. Massive urbanization brings enormous challenges to governments and the market alike. The ranks of urban poor have swelled, generating acute demand for accessible and affordable goods, infrastructure, and services. The inadequate capacities of governments to respond to this trend have created opportunities for the private sector to provide essential services, typically under the purview of the public sector.

How can we develop and plan cities so that they respond to the unique needs of the urban poor while ensuring that opportunities are open to people of all socioeconomic strata? What is the state of urban experience, particularly for the poor? In what ways are urban trends across emerging and frontier countries shared with developed nations? How can we use new technologies and tools to create innovative urban practices?

Structured in these large contexts, The Fletcher School's Institute for Business in the Global Context at Tufts University and The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth are hosting The Inclusive City Forum, May 1 and 2, 2014.

This Forum will welcome public and private practitioners, investors, academics, and students, along with regulators from 14 countries to debate these core questions and explore real solutions.



When: May 1, 2014 8 AM to May 1, 2014 7 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 08 )
Shale Gas Development Impacts on Surface Water Quality in Pennsylvania

Sheila Olmstead joined the LBJ School as an Associate Professor of Public Affairs in 2013. Before joining the LBJ School, Olmstead was a Fellow (2010-2013) and Senior Fellow (2013) at Resources for the Future in Washington, DC, as well as Associate Professor (2007-2010) and Assistant Professor (2002-2007) of Environmental Economics at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she was the recipient of three teaching awards. Olmstead is an environmental economist whose current research projects examine the environmental externalities associated with shale gas development in the United States, regulatory avoidance under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, the influence of federal fire suppression policy on land development in the American West, and free-riding in dam placement and water withdrawals in transboundary river basins. She has worked extensively on the economics of water resource management, focusing on water demand estimation, water conservation policy, and access to drinking water services among low-income communities. Climate and energy policy are additional topics of her research, especially with regard to the application of market-based environmental policy instruments.

Olmsteads research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Urban Economics, and Water Resources Research. With Nathaniel Keohane, she is the author of the 2007 book Markets and the Environment. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of the Interior, World Bank, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Olmstead is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and a member of the Advisory Board of the International Water Resource Economics Consortium. She holds a PhD from Harvard Universitys John F. Kennedy School of Government (2002), a Masters in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin (1996), and a BA from the University of Virginia (1992).

This event is co-sponsored by Upstate NY Society for Risk Analysis Webinar Series and Tufts Institute of the Environment as part of the Scientific Studies on Impacts of Natural Gas Extraction from Marcellus Shale on Water Resources. The event will start promptly at noon, so please arrive early.

LUNCH AND LEARN (ENV 095)

Lunch & Learns occur every Thursday during the fall and spring semesters. Everyone is welcome. Food will be provided on a first-come basis. Lunch & Learn attendance is required for students enrolled in ENV0095 Special Topics in Environmental Studies with Colin Orians.



When: May 1, 2014 12 PM to May 1, 2014 1 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 12 )
Global Citizens Model United Nations Experience (MiniMUN III) for 5th and 6th graders

MiniMUN III is a chance for fifth and sixth graders to have a Model United Nations experience in order to get a taste of what Model United Nations is all about. Students are provided with a guide to the topic which will be discussed/debated, and with a country position statement that explains their country's position on said topic and the reasons for those positions, as well as what solutions their country would be likely to support or to oppose. At the beginning of the conference, students will be given a brief introduction to the United Nations, and then during the afternoon they will be helped to learn the proces of debate, the rules of Model UN Debate, how to present themselves in debate, how to negotiate and work together, and how to write working papers and resolutions. Opening Ceremonies will be centered around the participants and will be engaging and motivating for them, and Closing Ceremonies will center around a celebration of what they have done during the afternoon.

We are asking for a $30 registration fee to cover our costs (printing, nametags, paper, pens, printer ink, folders, snacks for during the conference, and so forth). However, anyone who would not be able to participate because this fee imposes a burden need simply send us an email and we will register them directly -- no questions asked. Schools, church groups, afterschool programs, and other community groups should contact us regarding alternative pricing and payment options. Additionally, while it is fine to register and pay via Eventbrite, we would be at least as happy to receive an email registration followed by a mailed check; checks can be mailed to ARMUN, Kim Kay Holt, 2 Orchard Place #2, Arlington, MA 02476. If you register via eventbrite, please email us with your student's name, grade, school (or status as homeschooled), and your email and phone number in case we need to reach you. The email to use for all MiniMUN related issues is ARMUN2013@gmail.com.

Thank you and see you at MiniMUN III in November!



When: Nov 2, 2014 12 PM to Nov 2, 2014 6 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 12 )
Macedonia

Please join us for a fantastic dinner prepared by the Welches...accompanied by interesting conversations and fun games! Meet up with old friends or make some new ones!




When: Oct 18, 2014 5 PM to Oct 18, 2014 7 PMin Medford, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17 )

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